W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > January 2000

Re: What's an em (was RE: Units, font sizing, and zoom suggestion for CSS 3)

From: Erik van der Poel <erik@netscape.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2000 10:04:32 -0800
Message-ID: <3895CEB0.A64FC619@netscape.com>
To: Karlsson Kent - keka <keka@im.se>
CC: www-style@w3.org, "'www-font@w3.org'" <www-font@w3.org>
Karlsson Kent - keka wrote:
> 
> So Erik, please revive your proposal (and, originally, my) to define
> an em the same way in CSS as it is in TeX (which does pick it up from
> not only historical but also modern typography).

The proposal was definitely originally yours. I supported it for a
while, but I got tired swimming against the current.

Erik
Received on Monday, 31 January 2000 13:08:04 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Monday, 27 April 2009 13:54:03 GMT